SWIP UK Mentoring Workshop: Register now!

Women in Philosophy: A Mentoring and Networking Workshop
22nd–23rd June 2015
Humanities Research Centre
University of York

Registration is now open for the SWIP-associated mentoring and networking workshop for graduate and early career women in philosophy. We invite women to register for the workshop by Monday 1st June (all those who self-identify as women are women). We aim to be as inclusive as possible: women in need of any disability accommodation should not hesitate to get in touch. The workshop venue is fully wheelchair accessible.

Registration Fee (including coffees, lunches, and wine reception):

Full registration: £25

Workshop dinner: £25 extra (places very limited)

To register visit: http://store.york.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=394

More information can be found at: http://yorkswip2015.weebly.com

The facebook event can be joined at: http://www.facebook.com/events/599860713450643/

Aims of the Workshop

This workshop will be the first of its kind in the UK, roughly following the example set by Princeton University’s Networking and Mentoring Workshop for Graduate Women in Philosophy held in August 2014.

The aim of the workshop is to bring together graduate and early career women in philosophy from a selection of philosophical areas in order to offer support and encouragement to develop a thriving community of women in philosophy.

The workshop will provide graduate and early career women with feedback on their work and advice on a career in philosophy. Alongside the philosophical talks, there will be presentations discussing a wide range of issues facing women in philosophy. We hope that a consequence of the workshop will be an enhanced support network, which will encourage more women into the discipline.

Mentors
Elizabeth Burns, Heather Logue, Penelope Mackie, L. A. Paul, Hanna Pickard, Jennifer Saul, and Kathleen Stock.

Career speakers
Jules Holroyd, Elizabeth McKinnell, Louise Richardson, Jennifer Saul, Ema Sullivan-Bissett, and Helen Yetter-Chappell.

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